Larrea tridentata, Caltrop family (Zygophyllaceae)|
|Flowers:||Bright yellow (to 1" wide) with 5 petals, followed by fuzzy white seed pod.|
|Leaves:||Small shiny dark green leaves, rounded, with sharp pointed tip, two leaflets meet at base.|
|Height:||Shrub may grow to 10'.|
Photographed April 27, in the Superstition Mountain area.|
Found across Arizona deserts, especially drought-hardy.